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Artist: Yashima Gakutei (八島岳亭)

Alternate names:
Hōkyō
Gogaku Gakutei

Lifetime: 1786 - 1868

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Biography:

An Ukiyo-e printmaker, Gakutei was a native of Edo, but lived and worked in Osaka in the 1830's. His work was much influenced by Hokusai. A Kyoka poet, Gakutei also put his own poems on his prints. Popular in his time, he was a good craftsman who made many excellent surimono and book illustrations.

Aliases: Gakutei; Gakutei Gogaku; Gakuzan; Gogaku; Hōkyō; Horikawa Tarō; Ichirō; Kaguradō; Kōen; Maruya Onikichi; Nanzan; Ryōsa; Shingakudō; Shinkadō; Sugawara Harunobu; Gakutei Yashima; Yashima Haranobu; Yashima Sadaoka; Yōsai; Yōtei

Professions: Wood cutter.